Research Resource Discovery


Affiliation: UIUC

Provider: High-Performance Biological Computing (HPCBIO)

Type: Consulting And Support


HPCBio is a collaborative effort between multiple partners in the University community. It is administratively attached to the Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center, and incorporates the Center's Bioinformatics Unit. It is strongly anchored in the genomics research agenda of the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB), and in particular in its Genomic Technology program area. It builds on the research expertise of IGB faculty and affiliates. The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) provides high-level technical expertise in high-performance computing. The Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research financially supports HPCBio and provides institutional oversight. The core missions of HPCBio are two-fold: To provide a first class infrastructure for bioinformatics, combining hardware, software, databases, training, consulting and services, To perform applied research in biological computing, with a view to develop and maintain innovative, robust and validated software that leverages both the latest data generation technologies and advances in computer architectures.

Quality Level: production